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Cleaning Trick That Saves Cash | First for Women

Cleaning Trick That Saves Cash

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This trick of putting a paper towel in with your salad lettuce will keep it fresh all week long. The paper towel will absorb the moisture, which is the culprit for wilting lettuce. - 27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible!!!

Here is an amazingly simple Do-It-Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean and fresh- oh and did I mention that it costs about $ 1.76 for 128 loads of laundry?

Don't trash your silica packets! Toss them in the gun cabinet, silver cabinet, or tool box to prevent rust, slip one in the back of frames to spare photos from humidity, saturate with essential oils for cheap potpourri!

Use a polyester filler to rebuild rotted or damaged wood. You can mold and shape it to match the original wood profile. It takes paint well and won't rot.

I hate dusting. These lemon dust cloths take just minutes to prepare and can be stored in an airtight jar until you're ready to use them. Sometimes dusting with a dry cloth does more harm then good as it moves the dirt around instead of catching it. These cloths are damp and infused with vinegar to help catch and kill the bugs at the same time. The addition of olive oil and lemon rind bring a soft polish to your furniture.

Pinner: My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!

Want a flawless look without spending a fortune? Here, 16 beauty professionals reveal their favorite inexpensive makeup and beauty products.

Naturally scented 'all-purpose' cleaners. 4 varieties using vinegar, citrus, herbs, & spices. Printable tags, too!

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner.

DIY deodorizing disks (for trashcans, diaper pails, etc.). They last for a month and when done throw them into the laundry with a load of your smelliest clothes for deodorizing. Awesome!

homemade whipped coconut oil body butter recipe I love that this recipe only requires one (yes, one!) ingredient. Anything else is completely optional. It also only takes a few measly minutes, and you'll have enough whipped body butter to last at least a month or two. In fact, if you get carried away, put some in an attractive jar and it makes a great gift! It feels sinfully luxurious as a moisturizer, and yet an entire jar of it costs less than $2 to make.

Do you have a bunch of near-empty lipsticks that you don't know what to do with? Don't throw them out! You can turn those favorite shades into tinted lip balms. Customize your color, flavor and scent, and even recycle old tins and tubs to give the balm a personal special touch. Just follow these four simple steps. HOW TO Make Your Own Lip Balm Choose a container or tin for your lip balm. You can use an empty Altoids tin (like the one above) or anything that will hold the balm.

Homemade Makeup setting spray

How to Keep Cilantro Fresh...

Make your own laundry color catchers! So SIMPLE!

How to keep salad fresh all week long!

Ink Cartridge Low? Not true... this totally works, my printer stopped printing, saying there was no ink, I reset the cartridge and then printed 50 more documents and the ink still hasn't run out!!! good.

Reuse silica gel packets! While these packets are annoying and seem like a waste of resources, they can extend the life of many items.

MAKE MASCARA LAST 3X LONGER!! A typical mascara dries out before half of it is used. When your favorite mascara starts getting dry, add 4-5 drops of saline solution or eyedrops to the bottle. Insert your wand and stir and TA-DA!! Fresh mascara! This can be repeated 2 or 3 times until all you mascara is gone.

Homemade jewelry cleaner.

Miracle stain remover!

How to make your own moisturizer.

homemade facial scrubs

DIY Herb Garden by readymade: Grow it, eat it! #Herbs #Garden #DIY readymade